John Hags Hagley

Posted: May 16, 2022 at 3:56 pm

John Hags Hagley one of Cronulla’s big wave chargers who pioneered Shark Island and Pikers Hole in the late 60s and 70s.


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Stay Out or Else ’67

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 6:10 pm

The Leader front page 1967 courtesy of Historic Cronulla and Sutherland Shire


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Postcard 1963

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:51 pm

A Postcard from David Critchley collection. Cronulla c1963.


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Fred Farmer

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:49 pm

Another popular local performer in the sixties, Fred Farmer had the honor of appearing in the Australian History of Surfing Book in 1970 in this photo by Jack Eden.240674551_4560405994010541_1704654312120263429_n

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Looking North.

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:46 pm

1960’s looking north.Photo from Sutherland Shire Historical Society.


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Al Dorman

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:43 pm

Al Dorman known affectionately as Doormouse Cronulla 1960s.


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Dave Coppleson 1962

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:40 pm

Classic image by Bob Weeks 1962 called Curly Toes. Rider is Dave Coppleson. Image available to buy from


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Bill Dews

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:38 pm

Cronulla legend Bill Dews Hangin Five Port Kembla 1962 by Bob Weeks. To purchase classic shots from the Sixties go to


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1977 Terry “Tossel” Tumeth and Faye Jackson.

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:26 pm

1977 Terry “Tossel” Tumeth and Faye Jackson. (Both RIP). Terry was one of Cronulla’s surfing superstars of the 60’s, and Fay was the better half of the legend Brian “Jacko” Jackson, Cronulla’s surfboard manufacturer and pioneer. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.

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Oak Park photo by Jack Eden Circa 60s

Posted: August 8, 2021 at 12:17 pm


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